23 Jul 2014
The 2014 free winter flu vaccine is now available until the end of August.
18 Jul 2014
Glass fragments found in two bottles of the Actavis brand of amoxicillin oral liquid have prompted a recall by the company.
There have been no reports of any harm from the glass being in the bottles.
03 Jul 2014
This week the ProCare Health Limited (PHL) Board confirmed Dr Harley Aish as a new director to the board with immediate effect. They then went on to appoint him as Chair (Chair Designate). Dr Aish’s appointment as a director to the board follows the retirement of Dr Peter Didsbury.
04 Jun 2014
Heihufe Sisepi is doing something pretty special, driven to improve the health of her newborn granddaughter, Hei now works to encourage others to quit smoking.
08 May 2014
Parliament on Tuesday night passed legislation under urgency effectively banning so-called legal highs. From midnight, Wednesday 7 May, it will an offence to sell, supply or possess synthetic drugs, and possession of even a small amount will attract a $500 fine.
29 Apr 2014
The Chair of the ProCare Health Limited (PHL) Board, Dr Peter Didsbury has today announced he will retire from the position as Chair and member of the Board on 30 June 2014
01 Apr 2014
Health experts are urging New Zealanders to get immunised against influenza as soon as possible to get protected, with recent cases of the disease showing that influenza isn’t only a winter illness
24 Mar 2014
New Zealand’s largest PHO, ProCare, announced today the appointment of Dr Allan Moffitt as its new Clinical Director. Dr Moffitt will lead the organisation’s Clinical Directorate from 1 July.
24 Feb 2014
Homecare Medical (formerly HML) has ‘pushed the button’ on its new clinical decision support system, Odyssey Tele Assess.
17 Feb 2014
Two of the country’s leading primary health networks have joined forces in delivering a variety of telephone and virtual health services available to more than 2.2 million people in New Zealand.
19 Dec 2013
Good preparation can help reduce the need to visit a GP while on holiday. Check your prescriptions are up-to-date, book regular check-ups in advance and stock up on seasonal medications
29 Oct 2013
Ten thousand free toothbrushes are heading to Mangere this week, thanks to the innovative thinking of the Turuki Health Care rheumatic fever team.
02 Oct 2013
ProCare Health Chief Executive Steve Boomert today announced the appointment of Liam Sheridan as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer.
25 Sep 2013
Community water fluoridation is a necessary public health intervention that has proven safe and effective in promoting and protecting oral health for over 60 years. Here is relivant information for you and your patients
20 Sep 2013
ProCare has appointed Dr Karl Cole as Clinical Director for HML, the company’s afterhours telephone nurse triage service.
05 Sep 2013
Recently Geoff wrote of a need for additional services to support young people, especially teenagers and what Counties Manakau Health, Franklin Localities are doing in the form of the Youth Health Project
26 Aug 2013
This new phone app helps you to make better food shopping decisions.
19 Aug 2013
Come and support your local school by running the Puketapapa Fun Run. 10km, 5km, 2km. Entry is free for students and only $10 for adults.
13 Aug 2013
An interactice Dietitian led talk is being held about understanding what is in our foods and making healthier choices.
09 Aug 2013
Public meeting and AGM August 2013 with special speaker Dr Anita Nolan who will speak about how IBD can affect the mouth